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Target Interview Questions in Illinois

Updated Jul 24, 2017
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    Operations Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Aurora, IL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Target (Aurora, IL) in June 2017.

    Interview

    I was contacted by email and we set up a time to have a phone interview. The questions were STAR method. after the interview, i was told they would contact me by email again about instructions for the next steps. I never received said follow-up email so my experience ended there. The interview was not hard but it would have been nice to at least receive an email saying thanks but no thanks.

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    Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Warrenville, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Target (Warrenville, IL).

    Interview

    Applied in person and was interviewed the same day. Very quick process. Was offered the same day before I left and had to take a drug test within 24 hours. Upon passing the drug test I got a call a few days later about orientation. The entire process from application to orientation took less than a week.

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    Executive Store Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Schaumburg, IL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Target (Schaumburg, IL) in April 2017.

    Interview

    This was my second interview with them. My first one was with a recruiter at my university. I met her at a career fair and we set up an interview for the next day at my school.
    This second interview was very similar like my first. All behavioral questions. The interviewer did not ask any other questions besides behavioral. Be ready to answer questions about scenarios you have been in before. You should answer in S.T.A.R. format.

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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in DeKalb, IL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Target (DeKalb, IL) in April 2017.

    Interview

    Phone interviews with two different people. The interviews consisted of behavioral questions. The questions were easy to answer, but you are not able to prepare your answers in advance. Most of the questions asked for a time when something happened and how that I dealt with the situation.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time when you made a decision that was not popular with your team and how did you handle it.   Answer Question

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    Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Target (Chicago, IL) in April 2017.

    Interview

    I applied online and got a phone call a couple weeks later. The phone call was a short and simple screening interview to make sure I was a human being capable of rational thought before they invited me to go into the store for an interview. I interviewed with the ETL and one of the other Leaders in the store. It seemed like a pretty basic interview; a lot of "Tell me about a time when..." type of questions. The day after the interview I was told to come into the store to sign the hiring paperwork and that was that!

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you had a huge list of things to accomplish; how did you prioritize and did you get everything done?   Answer Question

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    Executive Team LeaderGuest Experience Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Target (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    I was recruited at my university's career fair for the summer internship. After the career fair, I was contacted by a corporate recruiter about 2 days later. She explained the role and asked for a first interview. The first interview was over the phone with her. Very simple questions, mostly about my background/experience and what I wanted to do after college. I was contacted a day or 2 later for a second round interview. This time it was with a Store Team Lead (STL). It was on my college's campus and it lasted about 30 minutes. It was a bit more difficult of an interview, the STL spoke about the company and the position but also dug deeper into my future goals. A few days after that interview I was contacted for a third round interview, this time with the Distrcit Team Leader (DTL). This one was more intense, it was back to back behavioral questions. The DTL was a little intimidating and hard to read. I did A LOT of research on him beforehand and had a list of questions to ask him. I was offered the position the next day. I completed the internship successfully and was offered a full-time ETL role after graduation; which I accepted bc the salary is great for a recent-grad! They did not interview me again for the ETL position.

    Interview Questions

    • Give me an example of a time you disagreed with a colleague/superior?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time you led a group to achieve a goal?   Answer Question

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    Electronics Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lemont, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Target (Lemont, IL).

    Interview

    It was a promotion opportunity. It consisted of three part interview. I had to sit in the office of store manager as three managers came in individually and did their part.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you had a difficult guest and how did you handle it?   Answer Question
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Target (Chicago, IL) in January 2017.

    Interview

    It took like two hours. 2 interviews and one to tell me if hired.
    Didn't get a call for orientation till like 3 weeks later, random, unexpected.
    Found out I was softlinks but I sure applied for cashier.

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    Part Time Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Target (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    brief phone interview to determine my availability and set up in-store interview. Two interviews the same day (95% of the time, if you're not asked to stay for the 2nd interview, you didn't get the job)

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time that you had to work with someone you disagreed with   Answer Question

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    Seasonal Sales Associate - Softlines Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Target (Chicago, IL) in October 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online & received a call a week later. First step is a simple phone interview. I was asked why would I like to work for Target & questions about my past experience. If you pass the the phone interview you are invited to a face to face interview. My interview was scheduled for 2 days later. I went through 2 back to back interviews (both asked generic retail situational questions). At the end of the second interview I was offered the job & a detailed overview of the position.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain a time you disagreed with a coworker & how did you resolve the issue.   Answer Question
    • Why do you want to work for target?   Answer Question
    • Explain a time you went above and beyond for a customer   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Minimum wage pay of course


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